Medieval Political Theory: A Reader: The Quest for the Body Politic 1100-1400 [NOOK Book]

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A textbook anthology of important works of political thought revealing the development of ideas from the 12th to the 15th centuries. Includes new translations of both well-known and ignored writers, and an introductory overview.
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Medieval Political Theory: A Reader: The Quest for the Body Politic 1100-1400

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Overview

A textbook anthology of important works of political thought revealing the development of ideas from the 12th to the 15th centuries. Includes new translations of both well-known and ignored writers, and an introductory overview.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136123566
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/23/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: the formation of medieval political culture 1
Pt. I The twelfth century 19
1 Letter to Pope Eugenius III 21
2 The Fable of a Man, His Belly, and His Limbs 24
3 Metalogicon and Policraticus 26
4 Treatise on the Laws and Customs of the Kingdom of England Commonly Called Glanville 61
5 Letter to Henry, Count of Champagne 64
Pt. II The thirteenth century 69
6 The Book of Treasure 71
7 On Kingship, Summary of Theology and Commentary on Aristotle's Politics 97
8 'On Civil Government' 149
Pt. III The fourteenth century 155
9 On Royal and Papal Power 157
10 The Banquet 168
11 The Defender of the Peace 173
12 The Mirror of King Edward III 200
13 Whether a Ruler Can Accept the Property of Churches for His Own Needs, namely, in Case of War, even against the Wishes of the Pope 207
14 On the Duty of the King 221
15 The Book of the Body Politic 230
Name index 250
Subject index 254
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